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Latin Style is the decorating book for bringing the vibrant energy of the Latin culture into your home. Vibrant photographs and creative, original ideas provide the inspiration anyone needs to bring true Latin style to his or her own life. Whether as a source of inspiration or a defining accent, Latin Style will be the perfect addition to any decor. Style icon Juan Carlos Arcila-Duque defines and celebrates the four key influences of Latin style:... more...

This volume deals with the history, topography and monuments of Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire and one of the greatest urban centres ever known, throughout Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. It contains 21 papers that emanate from an international workshop which was held at Istanbul in 1999. Divided into eight sections, the collection addresses a variety of interconnected topics, ranging from topography to ritual and ideology,... more...

“If you can put together an outfit, you’re already overqualified to decorate a room,” believes Emmy Award–winning Christopher Lowell. Now he’s back with his proven Seven Layers of Design system to bring readers a lively blend of design theory and hands-on advice for fearless, fabulous decorating. Christopher Lowell’s Seven Layers of Design solves decorating dilemmas by encouraging readers to look at a room piece by piece, layer by layer,... more...

If you're embarking upon a career in interior design, here's a highly visual overview of the profession, with in-depth material on educational requirements, design specialties, finding a job, and the many directions a career in interior design can take. Featuring informative interviews with working designers, this Second Edition includes updated educational requirements and a list of accredited interior design programs in the United States and Canada.

The essential guide to decision making and problem solving for the interior designerThe interior design profession requires effective problem solving and critical thinking, as they impact all phases of the design project and most work activities of the interior designer. Whether you are a student or professional designer, much of what you do involves these skills. Although most of us do not even think about what we do in terms of these activities, they... more...


Bringing together interior design and architectural theory, this exciting text looks at the common practices of building alteration, reconsidering established ideas and methods, to initiate the creation of a theory of the interior or interventional design. Fred Scott examines in-depth case studies of interventional design from architectural history across the world – examples discussed are taken from the States, Europe and Japan. Scott expands and... more...

Step-by-step, fully photographed projects for all styles of furniture slipcovers, from the simple wrap to a custom-fitted cover.The Complete Photo Guide to Slipcovers is a step-by-step guide to sewing decorator covers for upholstered chairs, sofas, ottomans, and dining chairs. The projects range from quick wraps to fitted slipcovers that stay firmly in place and create a new piece of furniture. Over 250 how-to photographs show the way to professional... more...

Daylighting offers a general theory and introduction to the use of natural light in architecture.The fourth of Derek Phillip's lighting books draws on his experience to illustrate how best to bring natural light into building design. As sustainability becomes a core principal for designers, daylighting comes to the fore as an alternative to artificial, energy consuming, light. Here, Phillips makes a rational argument for considering daylight first,... more...

This book deals with popular Orthodoxy during the Byzantine and Ottoman periods, approaching the material from a historical and anthropological perspective. The discussion takes as its starting point a letter of Leo Allatios, the seventeenth-century author and scriptor of the Vatican Library. The early chapters of the book focus on Allatios and the western intellectual background in which the work was written, while later chapters consider popular... more...